assembly Bill A8350

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Aug 05, 2015 referred to codes

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A8350 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง265.50, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A2725
2019-2020: A2492
2021-2022: A2556

A8350 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number.

A8350 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8350

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to requiring all firearms
  manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an iden-
  tifying serial number

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.50 to
read as follows:
S 265.50 FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM.
  (1) FIREARMS MANUFACTURED, CRAFTED,  ASSEMBLED  OR  BUILT  BY  PRIVATE
INDIVIDUALS  SHALL  HAVE  AN IDENTIFYING SERIAL NUMBER ENGRAVED, CASTED,
STAMPED (IMPRESSING), OR OTHERWISE CONSPICUOUSLY PLACED ON THE FRAME  OR
RECEIVER  OF  THE  FIREARM. THE SERIAL NUMBER MUST BE PLACED IN A MANNER
NOT SUSCEPTIBLE OF BEING READILY OBLITERATED, ALTERED, OR  REMOVED,  AND
MUST  NOT  DUPLICATE  ANY  SERIAL NUMBER PLACED BY THE INDIVIDUAL ON ANY
OTHER FIREARM.
  (2) THE INDIVIDUAL SHALL SUBMIT THE FIREARM'S  SERIAL  NUMBER  TO  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  CRIMINAL  JUSTICE SERVICES WITH THE FIREARM'S SIZE AND A
PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FIREARM.
  FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM IS A CLASS C FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11793-01-5